NHL Injury Updates: Coyotes, Avs, Panthers, Islanders, Flyers, Blues, Golden Knights and More
Coyotes coach Andre Tourigny said that forward Ryan Dzingel could return to the lineup as soon as this week.
Brian Hedger: Columbus Blue Jackets goaltender Elvis Merzlikins has some lower-body discomfort. Is not known if it’s from his collision with Jakob Voracek or if it happened earlier in the third period.
- Jameson Olive: Panthers coach Andrew Brunette said that Verhaeghe was given a maintenance day.
Lambert said that coach Barry Trotz remains away from the team for personal reasons.
Coach Mike Yeo on Ellis’ lower-body injury: “It’s just not making a lot of progress right now. Hopefully something changes there very soon.”
- Puck Pedia: The Blues now have $565,688 in projected cap space with an annual cap hit now of $965,278 and $2.8 million at the trade deadline.
Defenseman Zach Bogosian will be out tonight.
SinBin.Vegas: Vegas Golden Knights GM Kelly McCrimmon on forward Jack Eichel: “Jack (Eichel’s) rehab has gone real well. We’re getting closer to two months since he’s been rehabbing. We’ll get him to Vegas sometime in January. Confident he will be in the lineup this season.”
SinBin.Vegas: Golden Knights defenseman Nic Hague’s wrist injury flared up again after their game against the LA Kings.